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Managing Pest Control in Your Home Pests can be quite bothersome once they invade your home. Establishing what infestation you have tends to be the easy part. Trying to get rid of them on the other hand is a whole different ball game. When you are contemplating a treatment for the infestation, you should not only look out for something that is effective but also a treatment that will not affect your home or yard in any way. So, how can one manage pest control in their home? 1. The first step would be to identify the infestation that you are dealing with. By knowing what pests have invaded your home you also get to know the potential risks and dangers that come with them. One can identify the pests that are in their home through either the fecal matter that they leave behind or by sighting them. If the pest you are dealing with is a type of weed in your yard, you would need to determine its species and find out its growth rate. 2. The next thing to do would be to establish the course of treatment that you would like to take. Different treatments will have different risks. For example, you may opt for poison as a form of pest control for rats but if you have children in the house, this may not be your best course of action. Weigh the different pros and cons of the treatments available against your lifestyle and come up with something that will get rid of the pests without affecting your daily routine. 3. Lastly, make a decision on whether or not you would like to get rid of the pests on your own or if you would be better off having professionals come in and do it for you. There could be some pests that you could handle on your own however, in some cases such as a bedbug infestation, you would be better suited to having a professional team come in and fumigate your house. Resources: http://www.pestcontroldirect.co.uk/ http://www.rentokil.co.uk/index.html http://www.pestcontrolportal.com/ http://www.ukpestcontrollers.org/


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